The big question after Halloween is what to do with
all your leftover candy! My answer, bake Candy Cupcakes! I
definitely do not want my family eating all the wonderfully
delicious sweet cavity inducing candy at one time!
Your children can help measure, pour and stir, and
even utilize their math skills counting and sorting M&M's.
Halloween is not just about eating candy after all! Have fun
trick-or-treating and then using the candy to bake these delicious
Chocolate Candy Cupcakes
1 package Devil's Food cake mix (you can easily
swap vanilla cake mix and vanilla instant pudding mix if your
family prefers vanilla)
1 4 oz serving size package instant chocolate
¾ cup applesauce
1 cup 2 percent Greek Yogurt
1 tsp vanilla
Candy- whatever you want!
I used M&M's because they are colorful and they
are my kids' favorite candy but I think any chocolate candy would
taste decadent. Use your favorites - Reese's Peanut Butter Cups,
Junior Mints, Snickers, Milky Way or Kit Kat.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Fill muffin tin with baking cups.
In a mixing bowl, combine cake mix, pudding mix,
eggs, applesauce, yogurt, and vanilla.
Stir until smooth.
Add candy pieces.
Pour batter into cupcake baking cups just a little
over the top and bake for 35-40 minutes or until a fork test comes
What candy are you planning to use in your candy
Mandy is a mom of two children, who hopes to inspire families to have fun in the kitchen together.
See more of Mandy's stories here.
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